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Chicago’s Archbishop: Respect Gays

Chicago's Archbishop is calling on his congregation to be compassionate toward gay people.

3-9-15 Durbin

Mr. Durbin Goes to Haiti

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin spent the weekend in Haiti.

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Congressman: Go Ahead, Tax the Rich

An Illinois congressman says he’s OK with taxing the rich, and he doesn’t view it as punishing success.

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Rural Group: Slow Internet?

Illinois' Rural Affairs Council has heard again from the expert.

Tammy Duckworth

Duckworth Talks About Maternity, Women’s Issues

Duckworth is concerned about some issues that affect women.


Religious Community Reacts to Climate Change

Illinois religious leaders applaud the Pope’s call to action on fighting climate change.

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The State of Education in 2015

IEA chief participates in national event


Glenarm Man Dies in Cycle Crash

Police: Victim wore no helmet


Wet June Sets Illinois Record

Almost nine inches, and it's not even July yet

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Illinois Could Allow Dogs in Courtrooms to Comfort Witnesses

Bill is awaiting Governor Rauner's signature.

Lou Henson

Henson Released from Hospital, Will Start Chemotherapy

Will continue chemotherapy at home in Champaign.

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Durbin Doesn’t Expect Deal with Iran by June 30

Dick Durbin says weapons inspection should be part of any final deal.

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Illinois Watches Water Rise, Braces for More Rain

More rain forecast today and Monday.

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IEMA Busy Getting Help to Parts of Illinois Affected by Floods and Tornadoes

IEMA coordinating disaster relief efforts among state agencies.

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U of I Officials Project Higher Enrollment in Freshmen Class

Officials say they've taken steps to draw students, including more scholarships.

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Tom Cross Enjoying Life After Politics

Former House Minority leader now working with grade school students through Aurora U's STEM programs.


Taylorville Man Found Guild of Child Porn, Sexual Assault Charges

Jard Reber to be sentenced August 10 in Christian County Court.

4-20-15 Springfield Public School Board

Springfield Schools Pleased With Education Budget Governor Signed

The rest of the budget remains in flux now that Governor Bruce Rauner has vetoed most of it, but the education funding he did sign is good news for the Springfield Public School District.

5-26-15 John Fulgenzi

City Holds Meeting Saturday for Ward 4 Residents

Mayor Jim Langfelder says the meeting is from 10 to 11 am at the American Legion on Sangamon Avenue.


NWS: We’ve Sure Had a Lot of Rain

Some places in Illinois are on their way to breaking rainfall records for June… other places already have.

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